Funerals

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The pagan rites of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

September 22, 2020 2:33 pm

To rest in power is an impossible proposition because those who crave power can never truly be at peace

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Who deserves a funeral?

July 31, 2020 2:20 pm

Politicians have decided that celebrity affords them the right to override the onerous restrictions on funerals

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Remember when Joe Biden gave a eulogy for Strom Thurmond?

June 9, 2020 6:59 am

He’s giving a video message for the the family of George Floyd. He was more generous for his deceased racist Dixiecrat friend

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My husband’s Skype funeral

June 4, 2020 2:04 pm

There were no hymns, no eulogy. Time enough for that when the plague has passed

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A final farewell

March 17, 2020 4:06 pm

Some carefully chosen words about what it means to say goodbye

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Roman funerals had real ‘emotional intelligence’

January 23, 2020 5:46 pm

There was a tradition of preserving death masks of the departed, complete with lists of achievements